According to the UN diplomats, the United States objected to the statement's failure to condemn Hezbollah and its 'moral equivalence' between Israel and the militant group
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Political chief urges Security Council members to ensure accountability for human rights violations, deemed 'central to achieving and maintaining durable peace'
Assad government, Russia deny reports they target civilians, argue targeted facilities have been taken over by 'terrorist groups'
American envoys told Security Council members they would oppose draft statement arguing demolition 'undermines prospect for just and lasting peace,' diplomats say
Acting envoy to UN says 'unacceptable' attacks 'raise very serious concerns'
Estonia, Niger, Vietnam and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines also won two-year terms on the UN's most powerful body
Proposed statement would have expressed concern about attacks on civilians and potential humanitarian catastrophe if full-scale military operation unfolds
Two weeks ago, the Jerusalem District Court denied a petition by Omar Shakir that sought to halt his deportation. His permit was withdrawn over claims that the activist supports the boycott of Israel
Pompeo has said in the past that Washington would revoke or deny visas to staff seeking to investigate alleged U.S. crimes and abuses as well as those seeking action against Israel
Germany slams Syria: Its request for UN meeting over violation is 'profoundly cynical' ■ Trump's recognition doesn't violate 1974 separation agreement or UN mandates, UN says
Mansour Al-Otaibi tells closed-door Security Council meeting the Israeli decision was 'not acceptable,' while Greenblatt argues 'entirely inappropriate to focus on Israel'
Syria's UN representative calls on Security Council to act against Israel's attacks in Syria and reasserts his country's right over the Golan Heights
Nikolay Mladenov did not say whether the Lebanese government or Hezbollah were blocking access, but U.S. deputy ambassador Jonathan Cohen blames Beirut
Amal Mudallali calls on UN Security Council to act, says Israel is breaching post-Second Lebanon War resolution
Amid tension over the discovery of Hezbollah attack tunnels, Lebanese foreign minister says Israel is violating a 2006 resolution from the Second Lebanon War
Russian envoy says both sides have to avoid escalation, hopes Israel won't breach international border ■ Lebanese ambassador: 'Israeli media right in questioning timing of operation'
Speaking with foreign media ahead of UN Security Council meeting, the prime minister says he asked Putin not to support or stay neutral on Hezbollah
In Starkest Warning Yet, EU States Say Trump's Mideast Peace Plan Risks 'Being Condemned to Failure'
Eight EU member states say ahead of the plan's publication that any proposal must take into account 'internationally agreed parameters' – namely, a two-state solution
Pompeo calls on UN to establish 'inspection and interdiction measures to thwart Iran's efforts,' says arms embargo on Tehran shouldn't be lifted in 2020
UN Security Council meets to discuss possible violations of nuclear deal resolution in Tehran's missile program
State Department spokeswoman and former Fox News correspondent would replace Nikki Haley, who announced she would be stepping down from the position last month
Israel UN envoy Danon condemns Hagai El-Ad's testimony: 'You're an Israeli citizen who serves our enemies. IDF soldiers protect you and you come here and slander them. You should be ashamed, collaborator'
'Violations that occur in the occupied territories, outside of the official borders of the state, are certainly of international concern,' says B'Tselem Executive Director Hagai El-Ad
No one may be more upset at U.S. ambassador's resignation than Israel, as these feisty quotes backing the Jewish state show
'I am sure that's going to be the most watched Security Council meeting ever,' U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told reporters
U.S. Ambassador to the UN says Trump would use presidency to put a spotlight on Iran's 'violations of international law'
Despite his diplomatic skills and quiet charisma, the late Annan's decade as UN secretary-general was overshadowed by the contradiction that lay at the heart of his doctrine
Guterres' propositions follow General Assembly resolution in June condemning violence in the Strip ■ Application seems less likely following recent cease-fire between Israel and Hamas
U.S. Secretary of State says Washington has new, credible reports that Russia is violating UN sanctions by allowing joint ventures with North Korean companies ■ UN watchdog report claims Pyongyang still pursues nuclear, missile programs
The U.S. Secretary of State and U.S. ambassador to UN warn against loosening sanctions on Pyongyang after Russia and China suggest the UN Security Council could discuss such a move